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Big Data, Plainly Spoken (aka Numbers Rule Your World)

Comments on how data science, algorithms, software shape current events.

  • By Kaiser Fung
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly two posts per month
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Month starting Posts
Feb 2023 2
Mar 2023 4
Apr 2023 3
May 2023 5
Jun 2023 4
Jul 2023 4
Aug 2023 7
Sep 2023 0
Oct 2023 0
Nov 2023 0
Dec 2023 0
Jan 2024 1
Feb 2024 3
Mar 2024 1
Apr 2024 1

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Most recent posts

Know your data 35: Incognito data collection
If data collection is for the benefit of us, as we are often told, the lingering question remains why companies are so secretive in collecting our data? The recent settlement by Google is another case …
On , by junkcharts, 256 words
From grand theft to grand retreat
Last year, I wrote about the expected downside of deploying self-checkout technology in retail stores (link). Since then, many retail chains have announced cutbacks in self-checkout tech. The latest to join the exodus is Dollar …
On , by junkcharts, 577 words
Is Waze a ruse?
Waze, Google Maps, and other GPS navigators presents themselves as solving an optimization problem that has been studied for decades: the shortest-path problem of navigating from a given starting location to a given ending location, …
On , by junkcharts, 1,007 words